| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:22 PM
If you're among the tens of thousands of Central Florida workers planning to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit this year, there's good news: It will be both easier to qualify and more generous in how much money you get back.
The EITC, a federal...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
As Gov. Rick Scott beckons residents of other states to move to Florida, touting a growth in jobs and lower taxes, he ignores the fact that nearly half of those already living in the Sunshine State are barely making ends meet.
That's because jobs here...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:28 PM
The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors, the local Virginia Moose Association and Safe Surfin' Foundation national spokesman Erik Estrada are holding an event Saturday to raise awareness about sexual assault and human/sex trafficking.
The event runs...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Though the calendar and the weather forecasters say it's winter, there's a hint of spring in Hartford's step. High-end apartments are sprouting. A Double-A minor-league ballpark is in the offing. School scores are rising. Crime is being tamped down. The...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:25 AM
More than 150,000 Central Floridians have selected a health plan or have been automatically re-enrolled in the federal health insurance marketplace, according to an Enroll America analysis.
Estimates also show than more than 90 percent of enrollees...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:27 AM
The guests and topics in local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Bob Graham, the former Florida governor and U.S. senator, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. Diane Trees hosts. Graham discusses offshore oil...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Chastity Corbett has been trying to bring a Lupus Foundation of America walk to her hometown of Newport News ever since 2005 when she was diagnosed with the disease.
This summer, 10 years later, she will see her goal accomplished when the Lupus...
| Jan 17, 2015
Nearly 1.2 million Floridians have selected a plan in the federal health-insurance marketplace or have been automatically re-enrolled since the open-enrollment period began Nov. 15, according to the latest numbers released by the government.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:17 AM
Sanofi Pasteur's United Way contribution sets company record
Sanofi Pasteur recently announced the highest fundraising total in the history of the company's United Way annual campaign which will be given to the United Way of Monroe County.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Nearly half of all households in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties struggle to cover the basics of food, shelter, medical care and transportation — putting them one missed paycheck or one unexpected bill away from financial free fall, new...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It was a strange number ringing my cell phone a couple months ago that I hadn’t seen before. As I was loading my youth soccer player and his backpack full of gear into the car after practice, I was tempted to let the call go to voicemail, but...